Ko Tarutao, Thailand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Ko Tarutao, Thailand? If you're planning to go to Ko Tarutao, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Ko Tarutao, Thailand

Based on the climate and weather in Ko Tarutao, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Ko Tarutao, Thailand by month

January

January in this region can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

If you visit Ko Tarutao during February, you are likely to find that it is really hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

March in Ko Tarutao is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

April

April for Ko Tarutao is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

May

May here is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

June

June in Ko Tarutao is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

In July, Ko Tarutao is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Ko Tarutao, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

August

August in Ko Tarutao is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

September

If you visit Ko Tarutao during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

October

October in Ko Tarutao is extremely hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals

November

November here is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

December

December in Ko Tarutao is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ko Tarutao, Thailand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ko Tarutao, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B, C and O
  • A SIM card that works in Ko Tarutao

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